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The Fraser-Hickson Institute Library Collection

The Fraser Institute, established by the will of Hugh Fraser, was incorporated by an Act of Parliament on December 24, 1870. It opened in 1885 with its primary purpose as a library, “open to all honest and respectable persons whomever of every rank in life without distinction…for the diffusion of useful knowledge by affording free access to all desiring it to books, to scientific objects and to works of art.” (Statutes of the Province of Quebec, 1870). Prime Minister John Abbott served as the I...



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by Aubrey Stewart
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with illustrations, notes and index of first lines
Topics: Epigrams, English, Epitaphs, English, Jonathan Swift, Ben Jonson, Alexander Pope, Aubrey Stewart
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Fraser Hickson Library
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Pictoral scrapbook of Fraser Hickson Library's workshops and events.
Topics: Fraser Hickson, Libraries Montreal Canada, Library signs -- Montreal, Library photographs, Library...
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by An Authority
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The Quebec Gazette/Gazette du Quebec, a bilingual journal of Lower Canada published by an Authority.
Topics: Québec, Quebec -- Quebec, Québec (Québec) --Newspapers, Mercantile Library Association Montreal,...
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by Arthur Helps
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And its relation to the history of slavery and the government of colonies.
Topics: Slavery -- Latin America, Esclavitud -- America, Trato a los Indios -- America, America -- Historia...
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by Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
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Transactions of the Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
Topics: Farming, Lower Canada, Farming Periodical, Agriculture, Lower Canada, Lower Canada Board of...
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by Howard Staunton, William Shakespeare
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Works of William Shakespeare edited by Howard Staunton with copious notes, glossary, life &c.  In four volumes.
Topics: Howard Staunton, William Shakespeare, English drama, English drama -- Early modern 1500-1700,...
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by Arthur Helps
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And its relation to the history of slavery and the government of colonies.
Topics: Slavery -- Latin America, Esclavitud -- America, Trato a los Indios -- America, America -- Historia...
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by Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
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Transactions of the Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
Topics: Farming, Lower Canada, Farming Periodical, Agriculture, Lower Canada, Lower Canada Board of...
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by Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
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Transactions of the Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
Topics: Farming, Lower Canada, Farming Periodical, Agriculture, Lower Canada, Lower Canada Board of...
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by Lower Canad Board of Agriculture
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Transactions of the Lower Canada Board of Agriculture 1853-1858
Topics: Farming Lower Canada, Farming Periodical, Agriculture Lower Canada, Lower Canada Board of...
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by Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
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Transactions of the Lower Canada Board of Agriculture 1853-1857.
Topics: Farming Lower Canada, Farming Periodical, Agriculture Lower Canada, Lower Canada Board of...
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by Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
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Transactions of the Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
Topics: Farming, Lower Canada, Farming Periodical, Agriculture, Lower Canada, Lower Canada Board of...
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by Arthur LaPointe, R.C. Fetherstonhaugh
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Diary of Arthur LaPointe, Signaller, 22nd French-Canadian Battalion C.E.F. and Lieutenant, Overseas Military Forces of Canada detailing his wartime experiences in France and England from 1916-1919.   Translated into English by R.C. Fetherstonhaugh, Historian, 13th Battalion Royal Highlanders of Canada, 1914-1919.
Topics: First World War, 1914-1919, Canadian diaries, Canadian Expeditionary Force, CEF, Quebec, Canada,...
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Story of Montreal's Fraser Hickson Institute from mid-nineteenth Century to the 1970's.
Topics: Fraser-Hickson Institute, Fraser Hickson Library, Fraser Institute, Mercantile Library Association,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by John Locke, trans. Pierre Coste
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Ou l'on montre quelle est l'entendue de nos connoissances certaines, et la manière dont nous y parvenons. Cinquième edition revue et corrigé. An essay concerning human understanding. Fifith edition reviewed and corrected.
Topics: John Locke, Pierre Coste, Théorie de la conaissance, Knowledge theory of
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by Oban Times
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Death and burial of Rev. Dr. W.P. MacKay of Hull as reprinted from Oban Times August 29, 1885
Topics: W.P. MacKay, George Cleazy, Eulogies, Scotland, Hull Oban
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Samuel Miller
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Guide to gentlemen's costume suitable for fancy dress balls and private theatricals. 180 illustrations
Topics: costumes, theatre, fancy dress, Samuel Miller
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by Plutarque, trans. Amyot
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.Les vies des hommes illustres de Plutarque, traduites de grec par Amyot, avec des notes et des observations, par Mm. Brotier et Vauvilliers.  Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigeé et augmenteé, par E. Clavier.
Topics: Plutarch, Plutarque, Amyot, Brotier, Vauvilliers, E. Clavier, Mercantile Library Association...
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Or, useful and entertaining passages in verse
Topics: English poetry, Shakespeare, Mercantile Library Association Montreal, English Prose Literature
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Robert Morris
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By Rob Morris LLD, writer and lecturer on Freemasonry for fourty years and by universal consent masonic poet laureate. With portrait and authentic biography written by his son Rob Morris.
Topics: Freemasons -- Poetry, Freemasons. Robert Morris, Rob Morris, Mercantile Library Association Montreal
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Subtitle: With preliminary observations and an account of some foreign prisons and hospitals.  Fourth edition.
Topics: Prisons -- Europe, Great Britain, Mercantile Library Association Montreal, John Howard, Hospitals...
Third edition corrected and amended.
Topics: Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Plutarch's Morals
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From 1820 to 1831, both inclusive, presented to both houses of parlaiment by command of his Majesty
Topics: George Richardson Porter, Charles Knight, William Clowes, Great Britain. Board of Trade, Mercantile...
In four volumes
Topics: Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Greece -- Hisotry -- to 146 BC, Greece, William Below,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Andrew Kippis
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Lives of the most eminent persons to have flourished in Great Britain and Ireland from the earliest ages to the present times.  Second edition.
Topics: Biography, Great Britain--Biographies--Dictionaries, Mercantile Library Association Montreal
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Strange events, characteristics and changes of metropolitan life. In two volumes.
Topics: London -- History, Westminister -- History, London, Westminister, Mercantile Library Association...
Étude biographique et littéraire
Topics: Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Adan de la Hale, Oeuvres Littéraires Du Trouvère Adan De...
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by Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
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Transactions of the Lower Canada Board of Agriculture
Topics: Farming, Lower Canada, Farming Periodical, Agriculture, Lower Canada, Lower Canada Board of...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Francis Head, Sir
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or, Paris in 1851.  Two volumes complete in one.  New edition.
Topics: Mercantile Library Association Montreal, France -- Paris, Paris (France) -- Description and travel,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by John Gifford
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History of France from the from the earliest time to the accession of Louis the Sixteenth with notes, critical and explanatory.
Topics: History--France, John Gifford, Histoire--France, France
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Arthur Hammond
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Early twentieth Century Eastern Canadian drama 
Topics: George Arthur Hammond, Canadian drama, Lahstoq Rustic Press
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by John Bowring
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Collection of Polish poetry with notes and observations on the literature of Poland.
Topics: John Bowring, Kochanowski, Szymonowicz, Zimorowicz, Sarbiewski, Gawinski, Krasicki, We, gierski,...
Containing a correspondence with a committee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, their report and remarks thereon.
Topics: Fuel--Testing, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Mercantile Library Association of Montreal
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly. 1888-1891.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Arthur Tilley
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Collection of Saint Beuve's articles from 1835 to 1864.  In French, preface and introduction in English 
Topics: Sainte Beuve, Moliere, Montaigne, Mme. Geoffrin, Beaumarchais, La Fontaine, La Bruyere, Taine,...
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by Howard Staunton, William Shakespeare
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Works of William Shakespeare edited by Howard Staunton with copious notes, glossary, life &c.  In four volumes.
Topics: Howard Staunton, William Shakespeare, English drama -- Early modern 1500-1700, Mercantile Library...
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Histoire ancienne
Topics: Histoire ancienne, Egyptiens, Persia, Medea, Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Babylon,...
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by J. Ross Robertson
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Embracing a general history of the craft and its origin, but more particularly a history of the craft in the Province of Upper Canada, now Ontario, in the Dominion of Canada from 1749-1858.
Topics: Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Freemasons -- Canada -- History, Freemasons -- Canada --...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Walter Thornbury
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Life of Turner founded on letters and papers furnished by his friends and fellow academicians.
Topics: Joseph Mallord William Turner 1755-1851, Painting--England--Biographies, Mercantile Library...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Maxime Vuillaume
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Souveniers de Maxime Vuillaume de la Revolution Francaise.  Avant propos de Lucien Descaves Journal kept by Maxime Vuillaume during the French Revolution.  Forward by Lucien Descaves.
Topics: Maxime Vuillaume, Lucien Descaves, French Revoution, Revolution Francaise, Souvenirs, Memoirs
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by Henry Stebbing
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Mid-nineteenth century poem about Jesus and his life.
Topics: Henry Stebbing, Jesus, Christianity, English Poetry
Poetry inspired by the four seasons with chromolithographs by eminent artists.
Topics: Poetry - English, Thomson, Wordsworth, Southey, Montgomery
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by François Guizot
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From the fall of the Roman Empire till the French Revolution Also a treatise on death punishments.
Topics: Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Europe -- Civilization -- History, Civilization, Europe
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Plutarque, trans. Amyot
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.Les vies des hommes illustres de Plutarque, traduites de grec par Amyot, avec des notes et des observations, par Mm. Brotier et Vauvilliers.  Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigeé et augmenteé, par E. Clavier.
Topics: Plutarch, Plutarque, Amyot, Brotier, Vauvilliers, E. Clavier, Mercantile Library Association...
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by J. Ross Robertson
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Embracing a general history of the craft and its origin, but more particularly a history of the craft in the Province of Upper Canada, now Ontario, in the Dominion of Canada from 1749-1858.
Topics: Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Freemasons -- Canada -- History, Freemasons -- Canada --...
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by John Gifford
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History of France from the from the earliest time to the accession of Louis the Sixteenth with notes, critical and explanatory.
Topics: History--France, John Gifford, Histoire--France, France, Mercantile Library Association Montreal
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
Is six volumes illustrated with plates. New edition with the author's last corrections and improvements to which is added a short account of his life, written by himself.
Topics: Great Britain -- History -- to 1485, Great Britain -- History, Great Britain -- History -- Tudors...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Ernest Ladoire, A.M. Gossez
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Extraits des mémoirs Docteur Ernest Ladoire. Ses campagnes et séjours en Crimée, en Algerie, et en Italie. Extracts of the memoirs of Dr. Ernest Ladoire, a military doctor in Crimea, Italie and Algeria.
Topics: Ernest Ladoire, A.M. Gossez, Souvenirs de guerre, War memoirs, Guerre de Crimée, Prinkipo,...
Illustrated with charts and envgravings.  In five volumes.
Topics: Northern Europe -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800, Travel, Northern Europe
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by Robertine Barry
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Periodique montréalaise bi-mesuel.  Publiée 1902-1909. "Gazette canadienne de la famille."Bi-monthly Montreal periodical created by Robertine Barry. Published 1902-1909.
Topics: Periodical, French Canada, Montreal, Robertine Barry, Francoise, Jules-Mario Lanos, Laure Conan,...
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by George Edouard Desbarats
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A Canadian pictorial weekly.
Topics: George Edouard Desbarats, Dominion Illustrated, Canadian Periodicals (English), Canada-Periodicals,...
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by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu; Thomas Nugent; M.d'Alembert
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Montesquieu's analysis of systems of law.
Topics: Charles de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu, Mercantile Library Association Montreal, M. de Alembert
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by Robertine Barry
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Bi-monthly Montreal periodical created by Robertine Barry. Published 1902-1909.
Topics: Periodical, French Canada, Montreal, Robertine Barry
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by Pierre-Georges Roy
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Biographies Québecouis. Quebec biographies.
Topics: Québec--Biographies, Quebec--Biography, Québec--Généologies, French-Canadians, Québec...
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Histoire ancienne
Topics: Histoire ancienne, Egyptiens, Persia, Medea, Mercantile Library Association Montreal, Babylon,...